The Incident Management and Business Continuity specialization focuses on handling and responding to various security incidents, identifying vulnerabilities and taking appropriate countermeasures to prevent information failure risks.

In this cybersecurity masters degree specialization, you will be trained on incident handling, disaster recovery, business continuity, and much more.

Course Outline

  • Intro to Research and Writing for the IT Practitioner
  • Business Essentials
  • Foundations of Organizational Behavior
  • Hacker Mind: Profiling the IT Criminal
  • Quantum Leadership
  • Managing Secure Network Systems
  • Linux Networking and Security
  • Ethical Hacking and Countermeasures
  • Incident Handling and Response
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Beyond Business Continuity: Managing Organizational Change
  • Capstone

Job Roles

  • Director/Manager – Business Continuity
  • Information Assurance (IA) Program Manager
  • IT Project Manager
  • Disaster Recovery Analyst/Manager
  • Director/Manager – Business Continuity
  • Cyber Defense Incident Responder
  • Incident Handler
  • Incident Manager
  • Incident Responder
  • Disaster Recovery Program Manager
  • Disaster Recovery Analyst
  • IT Disaster Recovery Analyst
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Information Security Officer
  • Chief Security Officer
  • Information Assurance Security Officer

Industry Certifications Included in the Program!

ECCU understands the need today of students to be industry ready and hence all of EC-Council’s relevant industry certifications have been included in the various specializations, allowing the student to graduate with not only a Master’s degree but, a string of certifications as well.


Region 1

$540/Per Credit Hour

Total Tuition Fee: $19, 440

Region 2

$473/Per Credit Hour

Total Tuition Fee: $17,028

Region 3

$405/Per Credit Hour

Total Tuition Fee: $14,580

The Regions

Regions have been defined by the ECCU Governing Board. Student tuition rates are based on their official government photo ID that was submitted with the student admission application to determine the student’s region.

Region 1:

Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, Kuwait, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States.

Region 2:

Bahamas, Chez Republic, Chile, Croatia, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, New Zealand, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, South Korean, Spain, Turkey, and Uruguay.

Region 3:

All of Africa, Argentina, Barbados, Basina, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cameroon, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Jordan, Libya, Mexico, Morocco, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Serbia, South Africa, Thailand, Uganda, Ukraine, Venezuela, Vietnam, and Zimbabwe.

Applications from individuals within countries listed on the United States Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) as sanctioned will not be accepted.

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Last updated May 20, 2019
This course is Online
Start Date
July 1, 2019
2 years
19,440 USD
Region 1: Total Tuition Fee: $19,440 | Region 2: Total Tuition Fee: $17,028 | Region 3: Total Tuition Fee: $14,580
July 5, 2019
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Start Date
July 1, 2019
End Date
June 2021
Application deadline
July 5, 2019

July 1, 2019

Application deadline
July 5, 2019
End Date
June 2021